Taking Sides and Managing Self at the Protest

  • July 08, 2020
  • David Swanson, M.Div.
  • 1 Comment

Turn on the news today and you will see people in the streets protesting and demonstrating. These movements are activated around the question of race and the role it plays in our society. The question has become personal for me as an opportunity to deepen ...

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Searching for Self in This Time Outside Time

  • June 10, 2020
  • Wendy Levin-Shaw, LCSW
  • 6 Comments

[ Editor's note: The WPFC blog posts every 2 weeks - "Searching for Self in This Time Outside Time" was written on May 14, 2020. Still the search for self is always important, and during this time of high emotions and concern perhaps even more ...

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On Trying Too Hard to Help

  • May 28, 2020
  • Catherine Rakow, MSW & Carl Jensen, MDiv., MSEd
  • 11 Comments

Is there a therapist alive who has never tried harder to solve a client problem than his or her client?  Dr. Murray Bowen’s family research spoke to this dilemma and led to the surprising conclusion that families asked to simply explore and describe their functioning ...

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